SC State Museum receives Million Dollar Donation

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) Breaking a record, the South Carolina State Museum has received a million dollar donation.

According to museum officials, the South Carolina State Museum Foundation received the largest private monetary donation in its history in the amount of $1,425,000.

Museum officials say the donor wants to remain anonymous, and the money will go towards conservation and acquisition of artifacts and objects for the museum’s collection.

The State Museum, located off Gervais Street, is a 225,000 square foot facility.

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